Birmingham City University (BCU) successfully combines innovative teaching and learning, sector-leading student support and effective partnerships with some of the country’s leading employers.
Birmingham City University is made up of four faculties, each covering a range of subjects and specialisms, these include: Arts, Design & Media; Business, Law & Social Sciences, Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment.
Its courses have a strong focus on preparing students for the world of work, with many offering the option of a four-year ‘sandwich’ mode, with a full year in industry providing valuable work experience. This emphasis has helped ensure that nine in 10 of its graduates are in work or further study within six months (DLHE 2012/13).
The university encourages entrepreneurship - Birmingham City Business School’s ground-breaking Student Academic Partners (SAP) scheme gives you the chance to team up with other students and staff as part of an equal project partnership.
The university’s annual Extra Mile awards highlight some amazing student achievements, as well as crowning the Entrepreneurial Student of the Year.
The University is investing £260 million in new facilities, including a major expansion of its City Centre Campus. It welcomes some 22,500 students from 80 countries onto its courses, ensuring all students benefit from a global perspective and insight.
Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city, home to 65,000 students. It has excellent transport links to the rest of the UK, as well as internationally with many overseas direct flights from Birmingham Airport.
Tier 4 Sponsor, Higher Education Institution (HEI)
Foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, research
Business, accounting and finance, art, fashion, media, visual communication, computing, engineering, built environment, law, education, jewellery and silversmithing
As a Birmingham City University international student, you are guaranteed University accommodation for the duration of your course and the Accommodation Services team can help find the right place for you.
Birmingham City University’s Students’ Union has a wide range of fantastic services and facilities available. Societies include the Hellenic and Cypriot Society, Indian Society, Nigerian Society, Oriental Society, Romanian Society, as well as Street Dance, Yoga, Rock, Online Gaming and Debating societies.
Personal tutor, academic and career skills development, £10 million facilities feature the largest university TV studio in a purpose-built media centre, industry-standard laboratories, operating the latest software and technology - from building information and 3D modelling, through to robotics and engineering, libraries with access to over 62 million resources including books, journal articles, ebook chapters and conference proceedings
Almost 40 professional accreditations including ACCA, CIMA, IET and RIBA.
'Sustainability Award' at the Insider West Midlands Property Awards in 2013; the national Heist Awards - 2013, the ‘Oscars’ of education marketing; The Higher Education Academy (HEA) and NUS have jointly awarded the ‘Students’ Union and Institution Partnership Award’ 2013; EcoCampus Platinum award – 2013; Gold Investors in People Award – 2012; Best Practice winner in the NUS Student Engagement Awards 2011; Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for 2011for Outstanding International Strategy.
Singer Laura Mvula, comedian Frank Skinner, actress Catherine Tyldesley, politician Khalid Mahmood, investigative journalist Mark Williams-Thomas. Journalist Paul Bradshaw, photographer Ravi Deepres, musician Roy Priest, children’s television presenter Kirsten O’Brien, cartoonist Alex Hughes, fashion designer Betty Jackson, artist Rob Pepper, Sky news presenter Marverine Cole, BBC news presenter Charlie Stayt, sports TV presenter Mary Rhodes.
Birmingham City University (BCU) courses are practice-based; firmly rooted within industry to boost your employment prospects.We work with leading global names such as Microsoft, Cartier, the BBC,
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